A free 30 day trial is definitely worth a go. An excellent resource for teachers allowing them to use a network of existing puzzles and quizzes and to modify them according to curriculum content. Flashcard activities, memory tests, pairs games, matching terms and lots more. Highly recommended.
Useful for finding quotations and providing material for discussion. Ideal for starters, assemblies, spiritual reflection and group discussions.
A great site for Geographers and an excellent model for other subjects. Just undergone a huge makeover – well presented, easy to use and free. This is highly recommended.
Warning! Powerful and thought-provoking images with detailed descriptions and attributions. Some of the most awe inspiring photographs from the last ten years. Please review before using with sensitive minds.
Rhythm for Reading is an intensive, research-based, small group reading intervention programme, which helps students to read with ease, fluency and understanding. The programme comes with an affordable cost and a great deal of additional support and reference material. Well worth a look
Rob Long is a Chartered Educational Psychologist who works independently offering high quality training in schools and colleges to teachers and other professionals who are concerned with children and young adults. Rob’s training events are renowned for the dynamic approach he has to communicating with his audience and his ability to share the commitment and enthusiasm he has in his subject. He is recognised as one of the leading speakers in his field in the United Kingdom. Highly recommended.
The largest organisation in Europe for advancing the chemical sciences.
Online coaching library from Rugby Australia with plenty to inspire and encourage. Aimed at all levels of ability.
An excellent resource for revision across a wide range of subjects at GCSE and A Level. Need to register to access the best resources.
An interesting perspective on the crazy world of Health and Safety – this is ideal for a build up to work experience week!
One of the UKs leading providers of online learning and revision with opportunities for teachers to monitor student performance and set assignments. Designed around the UK curriculum subjects. Excellent value for money.
Worth allowing a bit of time to browse through this site. Lots of interesting features especially the optical illusions which are great for getting the brain working. Take some of the tours. Free to use.
A fantastic flash interactive animation demonstrating the scale of the universe from the biggest to the smallest. Absolutely stunning.
A well respected and well organised site with a huge range of resources for teachers, including games, worksheets, lesson plans and teaching ideas along with a variety of links to other history sites. Free to use.
Providing a number of services for teachers, Schoolzone deliver a huge range of reviews on educational resources and suppliers and a chance for teachers themselves to take part in the reviews. So before you commit precious budgets to resources, take a look to see what Schoolzone have to say. Register for free to get access to the best bits.
Offers some excellent resources for use in the classroom and at home. Free and easy to use.
A great starting point for lots of different ideas. A range of online resources, lesson ideas, planning schedules for visits and loads more. Well worth a look and free to use.
SEN Teacher provides cost-free teaching & learning resources for students with special needs and learning disabilities. Many resources here may also be of use to educators of primary and elementary students.
Send My Friend to School is a campaign that has brought together hundreds of thousands of students and teachers in the UK who want the government to keep its promise and make sure that every child can go to school, no matter where they live in the world. Send My Friend is run by lots of organisations, including charities and teaching unions, who all believe that education is really important. Take a look!
Focusing on the Irish Junior and Senior Cycle curricula, skoool.ie is the first resource of its kind designed specifically for Irish students and teachers. Some excellent ideas for parents and students particularly around revision.
A well-established family run company specialising in school ski trips predominantly to Austria. Highly recommended organisation offering competitive prices.
The Society of Biology is a single unified voice for biology: advising Government and influencing policy; advancing education and professional development; supporting members and engaging and encouraging public interest in the life sciences.
An extensive library of songs with lyrics available to support learning in the classroom. Many subject areas covered. Need to pay for downloads once you have sampled it but tracks at excellent value.
A fast growing range of popular sound effects and themes available for download for free. Great for using with presentations, podcasts and movie projects.
Plenty of resources, articles and information regularly updated. Supported and funded by the Lottery Foundation. Free to use.
An excellent subscription site with a developing bank of resources including video clips, drills, lesson plans and interactive material for the classroom.
A collection of apparently true descriptions on staff appraisals.
An excellent site for geographers. Packed full of teaching tips and lesson ideas from geography teachers across the UK. Highly recommended.
The leading free stock photography site. If you are looking for some great images this is a good starting point.
Really useful selection of tips and techniques to maximise learning potential. Great for revision techniques.
A straight-talking website that gives all the facts about drugs. In the UK call 0800 77 66 00 or text 82111. Free and confidential advice.
A superb site for teachers of ICT. Written by professionals for professionals. An enormous amount of free resources available. Well worth a visit.
Free resource for coaching and physical education teaching. Links, worksheets, downloadable resources all available for no cost.
Run by Russell Stannard, this site does exactly what it says with loads of really useful tips and tricks for setting up gadgets and gizmos in the classroom. No need to register and easy to find what you need.
Some really interesting contributions that cover many aspects of learning and teaching. Browse the catalogue of videos by any category. Constantly updated.
A huge depository of relevant information despite recent changes to the UK Government. Useful resources and guides to current practice, policy and strategies.
A well respected source of professional development and sharing good practice. Plenty of material for use in training sessions, whole school improvement and the wider world of education. A statement from Teachers TV explains that despite termination of their contract with the UK Government, the 4000 educational videos will continue to be available online.
Everything you need to know about Pensions. Advice and information.
An innovative and simple way to make communication between teachers and parents easy and effective. Text messaging is a quick and cost effective way to notify parents of an excellent test mark or a detention for missing homework. The savings to a school budget are evident after only a few months. Have a look at the demo.
Free and easy to use. A good place to start looking for resources. Particularly good for literacy and numeracy.
Plenty of good resources and teaching ideas across all areas of the curriculum. Particularly relevant for Early Years and Primary sectors. Free to use.
A place where all sorts of videos have been put into categories and subjects. Beautifully simple and easy to use.
An excellent US-based site that offers a subscription service for teachers plus an enormous range of reviewed links that will be of interest to many. A great deal of this site is free to use.
Great site for technology teachers. Links to resources, worksheets and lesson plans. Plenty of ideas for the classroom.
So much more than Technology, Entertainment and Design – this is fast becoming the model for 21st Century professional development. One of the leading providers of inspirational talks about everything. You will not be disappointed. Have a look at our video section for some of our favourites.
A great place to find new ideas and teaching resources. Full of support, guidance, top tips and hacks. You can register for free, receive updates and join in the community to share your ideas, resources and fun stuff too.
One of the most reliable and comprehensive sources of information about education. Jobs, networking, sharing ideas and good practice and a place to look for inspiration. Easy to use and free to register. Highly recommended.
Full of relevant articles on the world of education and current affairs in the world of teaching and learning. Jobs, Higher Education and professional development worth signing up for free.
The most comprehensive and accessible collection of poetry from 1912 to the present day in Britain. It is the major library for modern and contemporary poetry funded by the Arts Council England.
Exploring what it means to do the right thing. Some thought-provoking media to help us consider our role in society and perhaps how we can make it a better place.